Remembering Two Gainsborough Girls: Patricia Roc and Phyllis Calvert.

by Linda Pike This blog is to commemorate two female stalwarts of British wartime cinema who have largely been forgotten. Between 1943-1946 Gainsborough Pictures adapted their film production of comedies starring Will Hay, Arthur Askey and George Formby to take advantage of the social and cultural shifts which saw women’s financial responsibility, independence and sexual … Continue reading Remembering Two Gainsborough Girls: Patricia Roc and Phyllis Calvert.